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How did I get +15 points on this answer?

I got a notification for +15 points on one of my posts: Clicking on that link brings me to this answer. What surprises me is that I got +15 points. My understanding is that upvotes on answers give +...
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Why is a question from ignored tags showing in my feed

In My questions page, I see the following: As you can see, this question appears to be greyed out as if it has been deleted when it's evidently not deleted at all. Why is it displaying that way? ...
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Project Reduplication of Deduplication - Gaming / Arqade

Stack Exchange recently started a collaboration project with the University of Melbourne, in an attempt to improve the automatic detection of duplicate questions. More information on the project and ...
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Are my tag edit privileges revoked?

When I go to attempt to edit a tag wiki, it redirects me to this page: The tag definitely isn't deleted and it's also not a post as this words it. What is going on?
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How can I contact someone without using chatty comments?

How can I contact someone without using chatty comments? I see no way to do this.
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How can I use the same login here that I use for my website profile?

How do I find my login information from my website profile and copy/paste it to my login entry on the app of this...website? I need help I wanna use my same login as I did on the website but I can't ...
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Are there any audits on this site?

I've done around 50 reviews for Arqade. I have not gotten a single audit yet. On StackOverflow I would have gotten at least two or three by now. Are there actually any audits on this site? If so, ...
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I don't have a screenshot, but would sanity check an ITG question [duplicate]

After reading these two thorough questions about rationales behind off and on topic ITG questions, I would still like to have a sanity check because the criterions I have in mind do not appear in them....
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My profile picture is glitched!

My profile picture seems white and light-blue instead of dark-green and white! Why? Another picture showing the glitched profile icon: So, what is happening?
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How do I participate in chat?

I have enough reputation to participate in chat, and I have a feeling that there's a button somewhere, but I just can't find anything
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Is there a way to say that a question flagged as duplicate is not a duplicate?

I've seen a few questions that are flagged as duplicates, but the questions they are apparently duplicates of will elicit completely different answers, and it's just really annoying.
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Where do I go if I want to ask questions about the meta part of this website?

I know that if I want to ask questions about https://gaming.stackexchange.com/ I should ask here, but what if I have questions about what questions are on topic here (https://meta.stackexchange.com/...
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Where do I post computercraft questions?

I am coding with computercraft and I do not know where to post the questions - Arqade or Stack Overflow? Or both? If so how?
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Why can I not down-vote?

When I up-vote it goes well it even records itself in my profile. Though when I try to dow-nvote it says I need 125 reputation to vote. Why is that? Is that a bug?
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Why did my people reached go down?

Yesterday my people reached was something above 520. Why is it at 493? (I am talking about my Arqade profile not Arqade meta)
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Retag request: [caesar3] -> [caesar-3]

I tried to retag this question but it wouldn't let me.
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What is a Tag Wiki?

I am new to this comunity and I am enjoying getting the badges. It is fun helping people. Though what is a Tag Wiki? I have no idea.
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Tag rename request : [gameboy-color] -> [game-boy-color]

I recently created gameboy-color and it seams that I went wrong, the tag should be game-boy-color like game-boy or game-boy-advance. Renaming/making synonym the tag could also be a good occasion to ...
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Can I find out why a user got deleted (why I lost rep)?

Very recently (a few hours ago), I got a reputation change of -22 reputation because a user (or more users) got removed. It seems I had edited 11 posts that just got deleted. 22 reputation isn't much,...
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Is there a good reference for making good answers?

An answer I noticed was a long rambling story of the responder's experience with the question and what they did about it. More an essay than an answer. Though it did answer the question (in several ...
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How long will my edit ban last?

I was editing some of the wiki tags, and made a rather basic mistake of copying material from sites like Wikipedia. This may seem like blatant error to many of you, but I am a relatively new user, and ...
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Where are the reviews? [duplicate]

Ever since I hit 10k rep, I have a number of "posts awaiting review", but when I click on it, there are none to review: Clicking on the Meta Reviews, doesn't show any posts waiting for review either. ...
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Why can I unilaterally reject a suggested edit?

I recently reviewed this suggested edit that was proposed by an anonymous user. I rejected it as I felt it offered no real improvement to the existing question, but what surprised me is that the edit ...
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Why the down votes?

I was asking a fine question and am getting down votes without explanation, please explain why? Also why are the downvotes reducing reputation by 2 and not 1 please also explain?
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Removing sensitive information from question edit history

A question was asked recently where the asker unknowingly included some personal account information that could be exploited by users with malicious intent. I edited the question to remove the ...
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How to list questions that have a vote to reopen on questions that I previously voted to close

Scenario: I vote to close a question, which is subsequently closed. The OP and/or others fix the question. Someone votes to reopen. How can I efficiently find such questions? The purpose is ...
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Why was my flag accepted, but no action was taken?

I flagged This Question for mod attention stating that the users profile picture wan inappropriate. It got accepted. And no action was taken. Can someone tell me why this happened? Or is the mod still ...
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What's up with this 'R' button functionality?

I just came back after a 1 month ban, so bear with me if I've tried searching the keyword 'R', "R", R functionality in the search bar and have found nothing. When did they add this to Gaming.SE? When ...
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Why only meta appears when closing a question for migration? [duplicate]

When I try to click the "close button --> Off topic because --> This question belongs to another site in the Stack Exchange network" only meta appears as an option, am I doing it wrong, or do I lack ...
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Proper Flag for Modded Minecraft Questions [duplicate]

I'm curious as to the correct flag that needs to be raised on Minecraft mod questions. I understand that questions on the usage of mods (ex. How does thing 'x' work in mod 'y') are okay, but questions ...
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How to remove tags from my user page?

There is currently tags on my Arqade profile that I have no intelligence in (windows-10, controllers, and technical-issues). Is it possible to remove them from here?
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Review queue bug?

Today I went to review a few things as it showed that there were a few things to review in the queue, however when I clicked on the review button, there was only 1 suggested edit though the indicator ...
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What warranted this 24 hour chat ban?

I got into an argument with @LessPop in the Bridge, here. It got a little heated, and ended up with me being told off, and I called him a dick. Perhaps that wasn't the best response to that, I admit....
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Do we allow image answers?

Flagged an answer for only providing an image, akin to link-only answers, and had it declined because "I should not flag answers for inaccuracy". The entire answer is an image, which as far as I was ...
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Why was this flag rejected as well?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer", since it doesn't try to address the question, which is specifically about accessibility and being locked out of gameplay. According to this meta post, an ...
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Why was this other flag rejected?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer" since it doesn't try to address the question, which is specifically about Damage over Time abilities, which Chum the Waters isn't. According to this meta post, ...
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Why was this flag rejected?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer", and it was simply "declined - a moderator reviewed your flag, but found no evidence to support it". Is it a mistake or am I missing something?
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What to do about declined flags I still believe are correct?

Am I supposed to ask about each of them here? Is there another way to do it? Should I just not bother with them?
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Is editing my own posts an approved-of way of earning reputation?

I just discovered a user editing his own answers on old, inactive questions to have his posts on the first page of the "active" tab. That means more people stumble across the Q&A, and many of them ...
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What is the reasoning behind only being able to tag one person in a comment?

I am curious as to why we can only tag one user in a comment. I'm sure it helps with clarity and readability, but it seems a little strange still. What should I do if I wish to tag multiple people in ...
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What does 'MSO' and 'MSE' mean?

I've seen the user “Community♦︎︎“ edit questions before and said 'migration of MSO to MSE links' in the edit desc. What does this mean?
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Locked post apply for unlock

This is the post I am talking about, so Fredley now give me a VERY good explantion why you closed my post. Just to know if it is because of the "greetings message" then show me the RULE that says ...
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Why was this offensive flag declined?

I flagged this question (deleted now so only 10k+ can see it). When it was first posted, it had a link to a porn site, so I flagged it. It was then edited out by the user later. So was the flag ...
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How do bounties work with repcaps?

I hit my reputation cap earlier today at 215 rep on the day, then I offered a bounty, which dropped my reputation to +165. Now all upvotes I am receiving are not adding reputation, even though I am ...
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Why did we get 2 new mods?

RE: If you have general questions about the election process, or questions for moderator candidates, feel free to ask them here on meta -- just make sure your questions are tagged election. ...
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Is it possible to view the highest rep users by tag?

This question made me curious about something. It pointed out that the only gold tag badges that have been awarded were for Minecraft. Given how big of a deal Fallout 4 was/is, and how much the site ...
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Unable to chat in The Bridge

When I try to chat in The Bridge it says I can't because I've been suspended from the Stack Exchange main network for 359 days. However, if that were the case how come I can post this? Also, I'm ...
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Should I delete Questions?

If I'm on Arqade and one of my questions gets closed because it's off topic or it's marked as a duplicate, am I supposed to delete it or do I just leave it? Or, do I leave a comment or something? I ...
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Extremely trivial edits from 2k+ users? [duplicate]

What's the policy guideline here? Flag the question/answer for intervention by moderators? Examples of extremely trivial edits: ... end will add towards your total, from testing it myself... ...
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Is Arqade the only Q&A site like this?

Like the title indicates, is Arqade the only 'ask & answer'-style website? or to be a little more precise, what I want to know is "Is there other website like Arqade but isn't about gaming?" The ...